tuberculosis Wellcome Leap Launches $55M Program to Develop Disease-Specific Tissue Profiling Platforms The US nonprofit founded by the UK's Wellcome Trust will fund collaborative research projects to build multiscale and multimodal "tissue time machines." Looking Beyond Pandemic, Roche Eyes Growing Opportunities for Dx Testing Premium Roche Diagnostics CEO Thomas Schinecker said the infrastructure put in place due to the pandemic will allow for more diagnostic testing globally. WHO Finds High Diagnostic Accuracy in Three Classes of MDx Technologies for TB Testing, Resistance The findings stem from a recent meeting of a WHO Guideline Development Group convened to address challenges with TB diagnosis and related drug-resistance. PerkinElmer to Buy Oxford Immunotec for $591M The deal will enable PerkinElmer to grow its infectious disease testing portfolio to include latent tuberculosis detection, it said. Imperial College London, Moredun Research Developing Silicon-Based Test for Infectious Disease Screening Premium The researchers believe that their prototype could be the basis of a portable, point-of-care testing platform that would enable rapid testing anywhere. Dec 9, 2020 Sequencing-Based Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Testing Gaining Momentum Premium Oct 15, 2020 Scanogen Developing Direct-From-Blood Infection Test That Could Provide Results in 90 Minutes Premium Oct 13, 2020 Qiagen Preliminary Q3 Revenues Up 26 Percent Sep 30, 2020 BARDA Exercises $10.5M Option on T2 Bio Contract Aug 13, 2020 Chinese Infectious Dx Firm Vision Medicals Completes $29M Series B Financing Round Aug 4, 2020 Qiagen Q2 Revenues Soar 16 Percent on Coronavirus Testing Product Sales Jul 17, 2020 Cepheid Debuts 10-Color Molecular Detection Technology With New Tuberculosis Test Premium Mar 24, 2020 GenoScreen Gets CE-IVD Mark for Tuberculosis Test Feb 20, 2020 Biological Dynamics Gets $1M Grant to Advance TB Test Feb 11, 2020 Biological Dynamics Aims to Boost Adoption of Raw Sample Biomarker Tech Through Microsoft Program Premium Jan 23, 2020 Ontera Developing Single-Pore Sensor for Sepsis, TB, and Zika Diagnostic Testing Premium Jan 20, 2020 Multi-Disease Diagnostic Platform Project Receives €22.5M in EU Funding Jan 13, 2020 JP Morgan Healthcare Day One: Qiagen, Guardant Health, Bio-Rad, Hologic, Myriad Genetics Dec 18, 2019 Rapid Diagnostics Resurrects Multiplex MiniLab Platform, Targets TB POC Test Premium Dec 3, 2019 Co-Diagnostics Joint Venture Gets Clearance in India for Five MDx Tests Sep 25, 2019 Chinese Biotech Startup Looks to Develop CRISPR-Based TB Diagnostic Premium Jul 25, 2019 UK Researchers Developing Blood-Based TB DNA Test, Eyeing Broader Screening Premium Jul 5, 2019 FIND, Unitaid Sign $14.5M Deal to Evaluate NGS-Based Diagnosis of Drug-Resistant TB Mar 22, 2019 Bruker TB Test, PCR Platform Receives CE-IVD Mark Mar 18, 2019 TGen Inks Tuberculosis Test Deal With Advanced Biological Laboratories Load More Breaking News Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.